Reacting to a viral video of Chief Agbazuere, the suspended Governor Ikpeazu’s Chief of Staff, spraying bundle of cash on the popular Onitsha cleric, Prophet Chukwuemeka Ohanaemere aka Odumeje, in his office.
A self acclaimed cybernetic and cybercrime expert, Frank Obi has called on the Abia state government not to be rush in passing judgement on its chief of staff as the viral video may be cloned.
Mr Obi made the statement when he was asked to give his expert opinion on the trending video which brought the suspension of Agbazuere as the Chief of Staff to the Abia State governor.
“I do not believe everything you see on social media. With the level of technological advancement, anything is possible. It is easy to use certain specialized Apps to distort original videos already made to give other meanings to it.”
The cybercrime expert called for restraint on the trending video till expert opinion is sought.
He opined that it may be the handiwork of people who are out to tarnish the image of the chief of staff. He maintained that it is very possible that the video is cloned and warned against relying on the strength of the video clip to pass the buck.
“the chief of staff may be innocent,” Obi concluded.
Abacityblog.com reported that Ikpeazu’s CoS, Agbazuere was suspended after the video gone viral. His suspension was contained in a statement signed by Chris Ezem, secretary to the state government.
The statement read;
”Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has directed the immediate suspension from office of the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Dr ACB Agbazuere.”